Events

  • Animation Educators Forum at CTNX 2016 Discussion Now Available Online

    By David Derks on November 20, 2016
    On November 19, 2016, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Bird of a Feather had a lively discussion at CTN Animation eXpo, and it’s now available online! Be sure to click on the image above to hear the conversation in its entirety. About the discussion The Instructor and the Institution – Intellectual Property in the Current Educational Model For this year’s gathering, we will be […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Contest 2016 Results

    By David Derks on October 11, 2016
    On Friday Oct 7, 2016 at 3pm PST the theme for the 14th annual 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students was announced: Keeping in mind that walls can be both metaphorical and physical…Create a 30 second animated film that includes a WALL in one form or another. Students from around the world worked in teams of 5 to complete a […]
  • Rules for 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students

    By David Derks on September 30, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]
  • Attention Animation Educators and Students! It’s Time for the 14th Annual 24 Hour Animation Contest

    By David Derks on September 14, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Asks: How is Virtual Reality Changing the Way We Teach?

    By David Derks on August 16, 2016
    On July 25, 2106, ASIFA Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum held a Birds of a Feather discussion at SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, California. Discussion Contributors Caleb Owens and Eloi Champagne shared their experiences and research with Virtual Reality, and provided insight into how it may be applied in the education realm. This is a slideshow created using the audio recording of […]
  • Animation Educators at SIGGRAPH

    By David Derks on July 18, 2016
    SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual event in computer graphics and interactive techniques: Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software, and services. The Animation Educators will be there and will be hosting a discussion […]
  • Virtual Reality Will Be Spotlighted This Saturday at USC

    By David Derks on April 14, 2016
    Virtual Reality is ushering in a new age of media that will change the way we view content and how we interact with it. For creators, the 360 degree platform is evolving the way stories are told and the skills of the artists and technicians. The platform has no limits on how artificial environments can be created, but the paradigm […]
  • Itinerary For April’s General Membership Meeting Now Available Online

    By David Derks on April 6, 2016
    The itinerary for the General Membership Meeting is now available in a PDF file for downloading. The meeting will take place April 16, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM School of Cinema Arts, Room SCA112 University of Southern California 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, California 90089 There will be a complimentary continental breakfast at 10:00 and pizza for […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Annual General Membership Meeting Featuring Virtual Reality at USC

    By David Derks on April 5, 2016
    Please join The Animation Educators Forum (AEF) in person or via online streaming for a lively discussion on this year’s hot topic, Virtual Reality! April 16th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM University of Southern California USC School of Cinematic Arts – Room SCA112 900 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90007 VR has the potential of ushering in a new […]
  • Andreas Deja Will Be Signing His Book The Nine Old Men

    By David Derks on March 6, 2016
    The Woodbury Animation Club is hosting master animator and animation historian Andreas Deja with a discussion and signing of his new book, THE NINE OLD MEN: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Great Animators. Saturday, March 26 2:00 to 4:00 pm.   Woodbury University Campus Bookstore 7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard Burbank, CA 91504 Learn from the men who changed animation […]